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Overview

  • Engineer with 18 years of combined experience in research, teaching, and industry
  • Post-doctoral work in the application of deep learning to solve medical imaging problems
  • Ph.D. in the application of machine learning to study epilepsy with MRI
  • Senior software architect with experience in education, finance, government, technology and medical research industries
  • Highly experienced coder (originally C++, Java, mostly Python for AI currently)
  • Efficient project manager with experience on resource planning, team building, project execution, quality control, risk and change management and supporting management tools
  • Excellent communicator, able to translate complex technical matters into easy to understand terms for non-technical audiences, such as investors, customers and other stakeholders.
  • Solid business skills including marketing, business strategy, technology planning and team management
  • Fluent in Spanish and conversational French.

 

Recent Achievements

  • Co-organizer of the Toronto Machine Learning Summit Events (2017-2018)
  • My book WebGL Insights has been downloaded more than 10K times!  (July 2017)
  • Invited lecturer at the high-performance computer symposium (HPCS2017) at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. Title of my lecture: Application of deep learning to medical imaging problems (June 2017)
  • Designed a real-time, mobile AI platform for the analysis of physiological signals (heart rate, body temperature, level of activity, transpiration) for Awake Labs (March 2017)
  • Presented my results on deep learning applied to ultrasound feature recognition at IBM Research Almaden using IBM’s Neuromorphic chip (June 2016)
  • My Ph.D. work was featured on the cover of the prestigious Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics journal, in the special edition on machine learning (April 2015)
  • Co-authored WebGL insights, a WebGL book launched at SIGGRAPH’2015
  • I wrote the book Beginner’s Guide to WebGL (2012)
  • Received the “Gonzalo Esguerra” national research award by the Colombian Radiology Society for my master’s project in computer engineering (2007)